Greater life satisfaction in adults older than 50 years of age is found to be related to a reduced risk of morality. Dr. Julia Boehm , Assistant Professor of Psychology for Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences , has gained worldwide media attention for recent research findings . The study, which is the first
With a thought provoking poster, Yasmin Akbari presented her research on ‘Reducing the Negative Effects of Media Exposure on Body Image: The Effectiveness of Subvertising and Warning Labels’ with advisor Dr. David Frederick . Research included over 800 study participants and found no sizeable difference in body image perception when images included warning
Dr. Julia Boehm, Assistant Professor for Crean College , Department of Psychology was recently published in Health Psychology, a respected journal publication of the American Psychological Association . Dr. Boehm’s research investigates the association between psychological well-being and incident diabetes. Creating the first study of it’s kind, associating positive psychological health to the probability
Dr. Laurence Steinberg, one of the world’s leading experts on adolescence, spoke at Chapman University recently where he shared new research from his book, Age of Opportunity: Lessons from the New Science of Adolescence. Watch as he shares why adolescence is a pivotal time in a person’s development and life outcomes, as well as what
This article, written by David Ogul, originally appeared on the Los Angeles Times website. A Chapman expert discusses research into the physical and psychological effects of pregnancy and fetal development. Dr. Laura Glynn , who has written extensively on various issues relating to pregnancy and fetal child development, heads Chapman University’s Early
The Frances Smith Center for Individual and Family Therapy presents a series of workshops designed for seasoned professionals and those who are new to the field of Marriage and Family Therapy. All of the featured workshops provide Continuing Education Credits (CEU). Make sure to save these dates! Introduction to Sand Tray Therapy* Friday, August 1, 2014 |
Julia Boehm, Ph.D. , professor of psychology at Chapman University, recently spoke with Dr. Larry Santora on his show Health Matters to discuss her research showing correlations between a person’s heart health and his/her happiness and optimism. You can watch the interview above or on Dr. Santora’s website . Boehm’s research centers on whether positive
Earlier this month, Crean College’s Dr. Julia Boehm was featured on WAMC Northeast Public Radio in its Academic Minute segment. Dr. Boehm studies the correlation between mind and body, particularly whether being happy can make your heart healthier. You can listen to Dr. Boehm explain her research and read her transcript below.